Poughkeepsie High School
When you Read, When you Write, and even when you do your Homework at Night, THINK LITERACY FIRST!”
by Mr. James Areno (PHS Math Teacher)
|Mrs. Phee Simpson||Executive Principal|
|Ms. Catherine Yaa Yaa Whaley||Assistant Principal 9th Grade / Co principal of E-TECH|
|Mr. Dan Wilson||Assistant Principal 10th Grade|
|Ms. Yvonne Palmer||Assistant Principal 11th Grade|
|Mr. Da’Ron Wilson||Assistant Principal 12th Grade / Co principal of E-TECH|
|Mr. Jay’Quan Floyd||Dean of Students / Assistant Principal|
The Mission of Poughkeepsie High School is to deliver a Standards Based Curriculum that is rigorous and relevant. We are instilling values that create students who are productive members of the 21st Century Community. We are committed to assure learning experiences that will assist our students in achieving their greatest potential. They are to understand that diversity of gender, physical or mental ability, culture, and background are strengths to be respected.
Summer Reading List
Click here to be directed to the Summer Reading List
Please read the most recent edition of “Principally Speaking,” the Principal’s monthly newsletter: Principally Speaking February 2015.
Guidance Services Click Here to Visit the Guidance Webpage
Please read the Scabies information letter by clicking on the image below.
Parent/Teacher/Student Association (PTSA)
Please visit the High School’s PTSA’s webpage for the organization’s latest news. Just click Here.
For a list of some of the extracurricular activities offered at Poughkeepsie High School, please click here.
Poughkeepsie Education Foundation Scholarship
A Poughkeepsie Education Foundation Scholarship is awarded each year to one graduating senior from Poughkeepsie High School. This $4,000 award entitles the recipient to $1,000 annually for up to four years of college studies. For additional information about this scholarship, please click here.
I. Ann Davidson Scholarship
The I. Ann Davidson Scholarship consists of payments of $1,000 for each year of undergraduate study up to four years. For additional information about this scholarship, please click here.
Affirmative Action Officers’ Association Scholarship
The New York State Affirmative Action Officers Association has established the Curtis Ray Forbes Academic Scholarship Award to present two $500.00 scholarships for the 2014 academic year. One student from Dutchess County and one from Schenectady County will be selected for this award. For additional information, please click here.
District Code of Conduct
Favorite High School Websites
1. MOODLE homepage,
6. Pioneer Post
70 Forbus Street Poughkeepsie, NY 12603 Phone: (845) 451-4850 Fax: (845) 451-4807 Map
Arrival: 7:40 a.m. (warning bell) — Dismissal: 2:40 p.m.